A new book describes how waves of shareholder activism have been altering the corporate landscape for nearly a century.
s+b Blogs: Finance
- It can be dangerous to confuse the prospects of the economy — and your company — with the day-to-day judgments rendered on them by flighty investors.
- Excess liquidity in the global financial markets turned a predictable plummet into a worldwide crash.
- Careful planning for an independent future can maximize value when companies liberate assets.
- How private equity firms can unlock the M&A capabilities premium to win in a cutthroat market.
- New platforms linking investors and entrepreneurs could have a dramatic effect on the banking industry and on economic growth.
- It’s time for capitalism to find a higher purpose.
- If it expects to keep growing, the industry must adopt a digital mind-set.
- A call to arms for the digital executive.
- An interactive look at how the world’s most valuable emerging companies stack up.
- The new Fed chief’s appointment is a sweet victory for Fed insiders and fans of the dismal science—at least for now.
- The financial markets need a reminder that they are there to serve firms, not the other way around.
- Only in finance is money an end in itself—resulting in behavior that’s less than virtuous.
- Digitization will enhance the customer experience, and can save banks up to 30 percent.
- Inspired by Warren Buffett, a former Lehman analyst figures out that plain-speaking companies have higher performance.